Tips to Improve Sleep

Tips to Improve Sleep

  Summer is a time for joy and laughter. The sun stays out longer, and people are more active and full of exuberant yang energy. On the flip side, the nights are shorter and our yin rest time is shortened as well. During this time sleep issues or insomnia can...
Wei Qi & its Role in Our Health

Wei Qi & its Role in Our Health

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we often hear ‘qi’ being used to describe or explain a large variety of concepts, feelings, & functions. One phrase in particular where we see it referenced is in the discussion of the immune system- we frequently will see it being...
What is acupuncture?

What is acupuncture?

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is the placing of needles into points on the body to treat physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Acupuncture was first mentioned in the Chinese classic called the Neijing, which is said to have been written somewhere between the...
Pediatric Acupuncture – Melanie Hodge

Pediatric Acupuncture – Melanie Hodge

Pediatric acupuncture, a gentle and natural option to keep you and your family healthy! Chronic illness in children is becoming more and more prevalent in this country and around the world with the rates of children affected by chronic conditions reaching up to 27%....
Veterinary Acupuncture – Zarah Penaloza

Veterinary Acupuncture – Zarah Penaloza

Is Acupuncture Safe for Animals? Acupuncture is a safe medical treatment for animals when conducted by a properly trained acupuncturist or veterinarian. The insertion of acupuncture needles can be painless and comfortable. Longer needles may be required for larger...
Acupuncture: Surfing the Meridians

Acupuncture: Surfing the Meridians

By Michelle Arms What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture involves the use of needles that are inserted into the skin along meridians. Typically, insertion is painless and provides a variety of sensations beneath the surface. Sensations can include heaviness, a deep ache,...